Fast-food chain Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers broke ground Wednesday on its ninth restaurant in the Las Vegas Valley with a new location off Interstate 15 just west of the Strip.
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A record-breaking 400 film permits were issued by Clark County in 2014.
Tony Hsieh’s newest project in downtown Las Vegas is an urban trailer camping experience — or “living experiment” with community kitchen, campfires and “the world’s largest living room.” The Zappos.com CEO/Downtown Project founder and friends are using the legendary Airstream trailers on a 1-acre site on East Fremont Street as their laboratory.
As the new year calls for changes, Henderson has several projects expected throughout the community in 2015.
Tesla’s massive battery factory being built in Northern Nevada will be a thirsty resident, with some preliminary estimates saying it will require the equivalent of nearly half of the groundwater rights allocated to its Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center neighborhood.
Workers from Frazier Masonry Corporation tilted up the first wall on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, on the biggest industrial space development since the recession at 3700 Bay Lake Trail in North Las Vegas near Pecos and Gowan roads.
Over the years, Nevada leaders have signed various documents assuring smooth business relationships between cities in China and the state. But a memorandum of understanding that promotes trade and foreign investment, signed last month by outgoing Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, has greater meaning because it represents the state’s broadening relationship with the entire country.
Las Vegas Metro Chamber Chairman Bob Brown, in an address Tuesday at Aria, detailed plans to involve the 5,000-member trade group in big issues sure to be on the 2015 Legislature’s agenda, including the state’s tax base, education reform and the startup of a medical school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Northern Nevada will have its gigafactory.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development board on Thursday formally approved the state’s $1.3 billion incentive package for Tesla Motors to build its 5.8 million-square-foot electric battery gigafactory in Northern Nevada.
A local manufacturer of gaming-industry locks will break ground Wednesday on a plant expansion.
The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program and Brookings Mountain West will release their “Cracking the Code on STEM: A People Strategy for Nevada’s Economy” report during a panel discussion at The Innevation Center in southwest Las Vegas.
At Downtown Project, Tony Hsieh’s role — in the eyes of the public — is murky. Hsieh is bankrolling the $350 million downtown initiative to revitalize the East Fremont corridor — but exactly what does he do at DTP?
Gov. Brian Sandoval hailed Catamaran LLC as “exactly the kind of company we’re trying to attract to Nevada” at a Friday event on a picture-perfect day at the Harry Reid Research and Technology Park in the southwest valley.
C3/CustomerContactChannels is holding a ceremony on Thursday to mark the formal opening of its new 54,368 square foot Las Vegas customer contact facility.
Although Kevin Potts and David Starck are based in Las Vegas, the two are always traveling to oversee other projects, which include Converse Corp. in Boston, Hotel D at City of Dreams in Macau and their most recent at The Solaire Theatre in Manila, Philippines.
The boutique motel rooms have new floors, furniture and paint. The flowers in the center of the property are in full bloom. The road surface is cobblestones, not asphalt. And a small wooden pavilion provides much-needed shade.
The chief financial officer for MGM Resorts International said Thursday the company has held discussions with a group looking to bring a National Hockey League team to Las Vegas, but the talks were preliminary.
RW Garcia, a family-owned corn-based chip and snack maker from San Jose, Calif., has opened a 63,000-squre-foot manufacturing plant in unincorporated Clark County near North Las Vegas.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start nonstop service between St. Louis and Las Vegas three times a week in January.
In a small celebration, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce executives cut a ribbon for the opening of the 5,000-member business organization’s new home in the Bohman Pavilion of the the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
Several Las Vegas City Council members say developers Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment should consider taking on a third partner to privatize financing for a proposed downtown soccer stadium so that public dollars are not used.
The State Transportation Board on Monday unanimously approved a $70 million design-build project for State Highway 439, also known as USA Parkway east of Reno in Storey and Lyon counties.